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Gunman kills three at mall near Seattle, flees

Sep 24, 2016

Gunman kills three at mall near Seattle, flees

A gunman opened fire in a crowded mall north of Seattle, killing three people and critically wounding another before fleeing Friday night, authorities said. Washington State Patrol spokesman Sgt. Mark Francis said police were searching for a Hispanic man wearing black and armed with ...

Charlotte workers asked to stay home after night of violence

Sep 22, 2016

Charlotte workers asked to stay home after night of violence

Streets appeared calm early Thursday in downtown Charlotte after a second night of violent protests over the deadly police shooting of a black man, although at least three major businesses were asking their employees to stay home for the day as the city remained ...

Unrest flares anew in U.S. city after police shooting

Sep 22, 2016

Unrest flares anew in U.S. city after police shooting

A second night of race-related clashes in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Wednesday left one protester on life support, with the renewed violence prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency. Gov. Pat McCrory said on Twitter that along with declaring the state of ...

Investigators looking into whether NYC bomb suspect had help

Sep 22, 2016

Investigators looking into whether NYC bomb suspect had help

U.S. authorities investigated on Wednesday whether anyone helped an Afghan-born American citizen charged with carrying out bombings in New York and New Jersey, while the city’s top federal public defender asked for access to the man. Police in New York City also said they ...

NY, NJ bombs found by thieves, street denizens; ingredients easy to get

Sep 20, 2016

NY, NJ bombs found by thieves, street denizens; ingredients easy to get

Thieves inadvertently helped police find a bomb in New York’s fashionable neighborhood of Chelsea, it emerged Monday after the suspect wanted for planting the device and detonating another was arrested. The pressure cooker device was discovered on 27th Street late Saturday — four blocks ...